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by komninos
Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: General Chat/Questions
Topic: Techniques for improving spoken word
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Re: Techniques for improving spoken word

just remember you are there for the audience, they are not there for you.
don't waste the audiences time, script your intros if you tend to ramble on before a poem.
don't be frightened of the microphone, it amplifies fear too.
have fun.
GET ON WITH IT!
by komninos
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: General Chat/Questions
Topic: nobody reads poetry anymore
Replies: 1
Views: 1125

nobody reads poetry anymore

There are no more readers of Australian poetry, only writers of poetry. Some time ago, shortly after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we considered the poet, the writer, the author, to be the ultimate authority of the text. Then as we questioned the restrictiveness of structuralism and develop...